BS EN IEC 60695-6-2:2018 - Fire hazard testing. Smoke obscuration. Summary and relevance of test methods

BS EN IEC 60695-6-2:2018

Fire hazard testing. Smoke obscuration. Summary and relevance of test methods

Status : Current   Published : October 2018



IEC 60695-6-2:2018 provides a summary of commonly used test methods for the assessment of smoke obscuration. It presents a brief summary of static and dynamic test methods in common use, either as international standards or national or industry standards. It includes special observations on their relevance to electrotechnical products and their materials and to fire scenarios, and gives recommendations on their use.

This basic safety publication is primarily intended for use by technical committees in the preparation of standards in accordance with the principles laid down in IEC Guide 104 and ISO/IEC Guide 51. It is not intended for use by manufacturers or certification bodies.

It has the status of a basic safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104 and ISO/IEC Guide 51.

This standard is to be used in conjunction with IEC 60695-6-1.

This standard cancels and replaces IEC 60695-6-2 published in 2011. This second edition constitutes a technical revision.

This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) updated introduction;

b) updated normative references;

c) new text in 4.1;

d) deletion of references to IEC 60695-6-30 and -31 (withdrawn)

e) updates with respect to ISO 5659-2;

f)  deletion of references to BS 6853 and CEI 20-37-3 (superseded);

g) deletion of references to ISO/TR 5924 (withdrawn);

h) updated text with respect to EN 50399;

i)  updated text with respect to ISO 5660-1;

j)  addition of new Subclause 7.5

k) deletion of Annex B;

l)  deletion of Annex E;

m) additional bibliographic references.

Key words: Fire Hazard, Smoke Obscuration

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 60695-6-2:2018
TitleFire hazard testing. Smoke obscuration. Summary and relevance of test methods
Publication Date04 October 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 5660-1:2015, EN ISO 13943:2010, ISO 13943:2008, ISO 19706:2011, ISO/IEC Guide 51, IEC 60695-6-1, EN 60695-6-1, IEC GUIDE 104
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 50289-4-11, EN 61034-1, EN 60695-1-10, EN 60695-1-11, ASTM D5424, IEC 60332-3-10, UL 2043, ISO 5660-1, NF C20-902-2, EN 60332-3-10, ASTM E662, EN 13501-6, EN ISO 5659-2, IEC 60695-1-12, IEC 60695-1-10, IEC 60695-1-11, IEC 61034-1, BS 6401, EN 50399, ISO 5659-2, NF C20-902-1, ISO 5725-2:1994, IEC 61034-2, EN 61034-2, ASTM E1354
ReplacesBS EN 60695-6-2:2011
International RelationshipsEN IEC 60695-6-2:2018,IEC 60695-6-2:2018
Draft Superseded By18/30343278 DC
DescriptorsElectrical components, Hazards, Ignitability, Test specimens, Opacity, Electrical equipment, Visibility, Flammability, Smoke, Classification systems, Electronic equipment and components, Fire tests
Title in FrenchEssais relatifs aux risques du feu Opacité des fumées. Résumé et pertinence des méthodes d'essais
Title in GermanPrüfungen zur Beurteilung der Brandgefahr Sichtminderung durch Rauch. Zusammenfassung und Anwendbarkeit von Prüfverfahren
ISBN978 0 580 94652 3
File Size1.059 MB

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